Skansen open-air museum, Stockholm: the Post Office (Posthuset)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA26013
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
CountrySweden
CityStockholm
Subject Date1880
Image Date1997
ViewExterior
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHSW329
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This open-air museum, one of the world's first, was established by Artur Hazelius (1833-1901) and opened in 1891. Historical buildings (homes, farms, windmills, a school and a church) from nearly every part of Sweden have been acquired and re-erected on the site.

Subject tags

museums, timber construction, post offices, weatherboarding